Updated to 13 February 2021 (Act No. 32 of 2020 and S.I. No. 62 of 2021)

Agriculture Act 1931
No. 8 of 1931

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 1 April 1931 Commenced as per s. 1(2)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Am. 12/1980, s.3 (a)
Meaning of "election year" in. 19/1963, s.81 (3)
  13/1977, ss. 1 (2), 41
Restricted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 42(22), sch. 2 (col. cit.)
S.2 am. 13/1977, ss. 1 (2), 36 (2) (b), 37 (1) (a)
S.4 (2) (b), (3) (4) rep. 21/1944, s.5, sch. 1
S. 11(1), (5) trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
Pts. 2, 3 (ss. 13-43) rep. 18/1988, ss. 2, 28, sch. 2
Sch. 1, words "The Merchandise Marks (Ireland) Act, 1909," rep. 48/1931, s.35, sch.
Sch. 1 (in pt.) rep. 11/1958, s.10 (1), sch.
Sch. 2 references construed 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 9(2),(3)
Sch. 2 (in pt.) rep. 14/1937, s.25
  8/1948, s.9
Sch. 2 am. 20/1934, s.4 (1)
  19/1964, s.2
  9/1979, ss. 1 (2), 26
Sch. 2 appl. 12/1980, s.2 (1)
Sch. 2, rl. 2, rep. prosp. 13/1977, ss. 1 (2), 7, sch. 4
Sch. 2, rl. 3, am. prosp. 7/1985, ss. 1 (6), 26
Sch. 3 rstrct. 3/1944, s.2 (9)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
Whole Act Importation of Forest Trees (Prohibition) Order 1949 (Amendment) Order 1952 (S.I. No. 371 of 1952)
  Foot and Mouth Disease Order 1950 (Amendment) Order 1952 (S.I. No. 147 of 1952)
  Potato Root Eelworm Order 1951 (S.I. No. 372 of 1951)
  Foot and Mouth Disease Order 1950 (S.I. No. 79 of 1950)
  Importation of Forest Trees (Prohibition) Order 1949 (S.I. No. 292 of 1949)
  Black Scab in Potatoes (Special Area) Order 1933 (Amendment) Order 1948 (S.I. No. 375 of 1948)
  Sale of Diseased Plants (Ireland) Order 1922 (Second Amendment) Order 1946 (S.I. No. 359 of 1946)
  Importation of Strawberry Plants and Blackcurrant and Gooseberry Bushes Order 1946 (S.I. No. 358 of 1946)
  Colorado Beetle Order 1945 (S.I. No. 228 of 1945)
  Black Scab in Potatoes (Special Area) Order 1945 (S.I. No. 36 of 1945)
  Foot and Mouth Disease (Imported Carcases and Packing Materials) (Amendment) Order 1938 (S.I. No. 287 of 1938)
  Foot and Mouth Disease (Imported Carcases and Packing Materials) Order 1938 (S.I. No. 273 of 1938)
  Sheep Dipping (Amendment) Order 1938 (S.I. No. 232 of 1938)
  Hay Straw and Peat Moss Litter Order 1938 (S.I. No. 230 of 1938)
  Poultry and Poultry Eggs (Importation) Order 1938 (S.I. No. 126 of 1938)
  Diseases of Animals Act 1894 (Extension To Poultry and Poultry Diseases) (No. 2) Order 1938 (S.I. No. 125 of 1938)
  Exportation of Animals Order 1938 (S.I. No. 110 of 1938)
  Dublin Swine Fever Orders 1903 To 1928 (Revocation) Order 1938 (S.I. No. 104 of 1938)
  Sheep Scab (Leitrim and Cavan) Order 1938 (S.I. No. 99 of 1938)
  Foreign Animals Order of 1931 (Amendment) Order 1938 (S.I. No. 66 of 1938)
  Importation of Carcases (Prohibition) Order of 1926 (Amendment) Order 1938 (S.I. No. 65 of 1938)
  Diseases of Animals Act 1894 (Extension To Poultry and Poultry Diseases) Order 1938 (S.I. No. 23 of 1938)
  22/03/1937: The Colorado Beetle Order 1937
  Foot and Mouth Disease (Disposal of Swill) Order 1937 (S.I. No. 337 of 1937)
  Sheep Dipping Order 1937 (S.I. No. 169 of 1937)
  Warble Fly (Treatment of Cattle) (Amendment) Order 1936 (S.I. No. 371 of 1936)
  Sale of Milk (Ireland) Regulations 1901 (Revocation) Regulations 1936 (S.I. No. 79 of 1936)
  Diseases of Animals Act 1894 (Extension To Warble Fly Infestation) Order 1936 (S.I. No. 43 of 1936)
  Warble Fly (Treatment of Cattle) Order 1936 (S.I. No. 20 of 1936)
  Portal Inspection Order of 1935. Amendment Order (S.I. No. 651 of 1935)
  Portal Inspection Order of 1935 (S.I. No. 175 of 1935)
  County Dublin (Special Dipping Area) Sheep Dipping Order 1933 Revocation Order (S.I. No. 121 of 1933)
  The Portal Inspection Order of 1924 Revocation Order 1933 (S.I. No. 88 of 1933)
  County Dublin (Special Dipping Area) Sheep Dipping Order 1933 (S.I. No. 68 of 1933)
  Transit of Animals Order 1933 (S.I. No. 42 of 1933)
  Foot and Mouth Disease and Swine Fever (Boiling of Animal Foodstuffs) Order 1933 (S.I. No. 39 of 1933)
  Diseases of Animals Act 1894 (Extension To Rabies) Order 1933 (S.I. No. 18 of 1933)
  Diseases of Animals Act 1894 (Extension To Horses Asses Mules Dogs and Cats) Order 1933 (S.I. No. 17 of 1933)
  The Rabies Order 1933 (S.I. No. 16 of 1933)
  Foreign Hay and Straw (Ireland) Order of 1912 Amendment Order of 1933 (S.I. No. 14 of 1933)
  Foot and Mouth Disease (Imported Packing) Order of 1923 Amendment Order of 1933 (S.I. No. 13 of 1933
  The Foreign Animals Order of 1931 Amendment Order of 1933 (S.I. No. 12 of 1933)
  Diseases of Animals Act 1894 (Extension To Rodents and Insectivora Order 1933 (S.I. No. 11 of 1933)
  Foot and Mouth Disease (Importation of Rodents and Insectivora) Order 1933 (S.I. No. 10 of 1933)
  The Portal Inspection Order of 1924 Amendment Order 1932 (S.I. 111 of 1932)
  The Foreign Animals Order of 1932 No. 2 Revocation Order (S.I. No. 85 of 1932)
  The Foreign Animals Order of 1932 No. 2 (S.I. No. 48 of 1932)
  Foreign Hay and Straw Order 1932 (S.I. No. 19 of 1932)
  Foot and Mouth Disease (Imported Packing) Order 1932 (S.I. No. 18 of 1932)
  The Foreign Animals Order 1932 (S.I. No. 17 of 1932)
  The Portal Inspection Order of 1924 Amendment Order 1932 (No. 3) (S.I. No. 3 of 1932)
  The Portal Inspection Order of 1924 Amendment Order 1932 (No. 2) (S.I. No. 2 of 1932)
  19/08/1931: The Portal Inspection Order Of 1931
  The Portal Inspection Order of 1931 Amendment Order (S.I. No. 110 of 1931)
  The Portal Inspection Order of 1924 Amendment Order of 1931 (S.I. No. 109 of 1931)
  Exportation of Animals Order 1931 (S.I. No. 63 of 1931)
  Diseases of Animals (Disinfection) Order of 1931 (S.I. No. 59 of 1931)
  Foreign Hay and Straw (Ireland) Order of 1912 Amendment Order of 1931 (S.I. No. 40 of 1931)
  Foot and Mouth Disease (Imported Packing) Order of 1923 Amendment Order of 1931 (S.I. No. 39 of 1931)
  The Foreign Animals Order of 1931 Amendment Order (S.I. No. 38 of 1931)
  19/08/1931: The Portal Inspection Order Of 1931
  30/11/1930: The Colorado Beetle Order 1931
  14/07/1923: The Portal Inspection Order Of 1931, Amendment Order 1932
S. 4 Fowl Pest (Infected Area) Orders 1991 (Revocation) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 120 of 1991)
  Fowl Pest (Infected Area) (No. 2) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 87 of 1991)
  Fowl Pest (Infected Area) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 86 of 1991)
  Bee Pest Prevention (Amendment) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 151 of 1978)
  Sheep Dipping Order 1965 (Amendment) Order 1966 (S.I. No. 98 of 1966)
  Importation of Meat and Animal Products (Amendment) Order 1966 (S.I. No. 27 of 1966)
  Importation of Meat and Animal Products (Amendment) Order 1965 (S.I. No. 148 of 1965)
  Sheep Dipping Order 1965 (S.I. No. 105 of 1965)
  Importation of Meat and Animal Products (Amendment) Order 1964 (S.I. No. 197 of 1964)
  Importation of Meat and Animal Products Order 1963 (S.I. No. 186 of 1963)
  Diseases of Animals (Licensing of Pig Dealers) Order 1957 (Revocation) Order 1962 (S.I. No. 85 of 1962)
  Foot and Mouth Disease (Importation of Plants) Order 1962 (S.I. No. 4 of 1962)
  The Shipment of Livestock (Port of Dublin) Order 1959 (Revocation) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 123 of 1961)
  Horses (Carriage by Sea) Order 1960 (S.I. No. 227 of 1960)
  Importation of Wool Order 1946 (Amendment) Order 1960 (S.I. No. 8 of 1960)
  Shipment of Livestock (Port of Dublin) Order 1959 (S.I. No. 221 of 1959)
  Beet Eelworm Order 1956 (S.I. No. 313 of 1956)
S. 8 Bee Pest Prevention (Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 1971 (S.I. No. 82 of 1971)
S. 11(1) Western Agriculture Consultative Council Order 1965 (S.I. No. 174 of 1965)
  Agricultural Production Council Order 1956 (S.I. No. 261 of 1956)
S. 25 Agricultural Committees (Local Inquiries) Regulations 1932 (S.I. No. 47 of 1932)
S. 27(1) Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 333 of 1975)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1968 (S.I. No. 65 of 1968)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1966 (S.I. No. 187 of 1966)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1965 (S.I. No. 67 of 1965)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1964 (S.I. No. 239 of 1964)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) (Amendment) Regulations 1963 (S.I. No. 270 of 1963)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1962 (S.I. No. 185 of 1962)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1961 (S.I. No. 95 of 1961)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1952 (Amendment) Regulations 1961 (S.I. No. 12 of 1961)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1952 (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1960 (S.I. No. 213 of 1960)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1952 (Amendment) Regulations 1960 (S.I. No. 45 of 1960)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1952 (Amendment) Regulations 1959 (S.I. No. 225 of 1959)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1952 (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1958 (S.I. No. 208 of 1958)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1952 (Amendment) Regulations 1958 (S.I. No. 140 of 1958)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers Regulations 1952 (Amendment) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 69 of 1956)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1952 (Amendment) Regulations 1953 (S.I. No. 303 of 1953)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 317 of 1952)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1949 (Amendment) Regulations 1951 (S.I. No. 207 of 1951)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1949 (S.I. No. 232 of 1949)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1947 (S.I. No. 218 of 1947)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) (Amendment) Regulations 1946 (S.I. No. 13 of 1946)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) (Amendment) Regulations 1945 (S.I. No. 2 of 1945)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) (Amendment) Regulations 1944 (S.I. No. 69 of 1944)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1936 (S.I. No. 51 of 1936)
  Committees of Agriculture (Salaries of Officers) Regulations 1933 (S.I. No. 41 of 1933)
S. 28 Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 58 of 1976)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 186 of 1975)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 354 of 1974)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 303 of 1974)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1973 (S.I. No. 251 of 1973)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 139 of 1972)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 64 of 1972)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1971 (S.I. No. 68 of 1971)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendent) Regulations 1970 (S.I. No. 311 of 1970)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1969 (S.I. No. 203 of 1969)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1969 (S.I. No. 18 of 1969)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1967 (S.I. No. 60 of 1967)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1966 (S.I. No. 126 of 1966)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1965 (S.I. No. 183 of 1965)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) Regulations 1965 (S.I. No. 22 of 1965)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) Regulations 1956 (Amendment) Regulations 1963 (S.I. No. 226 of 1963)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) Regulations 1956 (Amendment) Regulations 1961 (S.I. No. 244 of 1961)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) Regulations 1956 (Amendment) Regulations 1960 (S.I. No. 149 of 1960)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) Regulations 1956 (Amendment) Regulations 1959 (S.I. No. 226 of 1959)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) Regulations 1956 (Amendment) Regulations 1958 (S.I. No. 221 of 1958)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) Regulations 1956 (Amendment) Regulations 1957 (S.I. No. 92 of 1957)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 70 of 1956)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 318 of 1952)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) Regulations 1947 (S.I. No. 349 of 1947)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) (Amendment) Regulations 1945 (S.I. No. 95 of 1945)
  Committees of Agriculture (Officers' Travelling Expenses and Maintenance Allowance and Expenses) Regulations 1936 (S.I. No. 97 of 1936)
Sch. 2, rl. 2(2) Committees of Agriculture (Nominations by Voluntary Rural Organisations) (Amendment) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 167 of 1985)
  Committees of Agriculture (Nominations by Voluntary Rural Organisations) (Amendment) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 267 of 1980)
  Committees of Agriculture (Nominations by Voluntary Rural Organisations) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 240 of 1980)